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Entries by Rep. Alan Grayson from 09/2012

No News Is Good News

| Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

In all of the speeches that I heard in Charlotte last week, I didn't hear anyone praise President Obama for what might be his greatest accomplishment -- getting us through almost four years without some terrible national tragedy.

Moody's: Living in Cloud Cuckoo Land

| Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

Moody's, like the rest of Wall Street, very much wants the Bush tax breaks for the rich extended. If we do jump off the so-called "fiscal cliff," then the Bush tax breaks end. So Moody's is playing the downgrade card, fear-mongering, to try to prevent that.

They Want to Destroy Social Security (Circa 1935)

| Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics

Republicans have as much interest in saving Social Security as they do in saving the whales. Or the rainforest. Or the Queen. Or the last dance.